New Images: HFD Crankstart

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  1. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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  2. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    Superb bio text.
     
  3. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    :confused: ...What's wrong with the text?
     
  4. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    Nothing's wrong with it, we're just glad we can read it the first time we got an image.
     
  5. Fit For natalie

    Fit For natalie tfwiki nerd

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    Hehe - Typticon attacked cruise ships in "Thief in the Night".
     
  6. SilverDragon

    SilverDragon YEAH TOAST!

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    The bios don't seem to be very much like actual bios and more like whatever X has done to make Y and/or Z want to kill them.
     
  7. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] BATTLE GAIA!

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    Aww, he looks like he just needs somebody to love him! :D 
     
  8. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    Not a thing. I was being serious.

    "With so few Autobots configured for off-road operations, Crankstart figured he'd be safe hiding on such a remote beach. He thought he could hide out here, keeping away boredom by randomly firing missiles at passing cruise ships. He never expected SEA SPRAY and BREACHER to come blazing right out of the ocean."

    Pure awesomeness.
     
  9. Bern

    Bern Pathetic fools!

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  10. Crumplezone

    Crumplezone Banned

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    Who's Breacher?
     
  11. Backscatter

    Backscatter Autobot Brainmaster TFW2005 Supporter

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    Scout Breacher - Blue assault APC (SWAT), will attach to Voyager Sea Spray
     
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  12. Bgrngod

    Bgrngod Autocon

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    Mechafire Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    This guy has one hella awesome bio.
     
  14. caitlindevi

    caitlindevi Sculpticon

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    YUp, its a clever ruse to make the kids want the other toys that are named on the back so they can play out the stories.
    Unfortunatly kids don't think like that (but marketing adults do) HAsbros original packaging from G1 days was much more effective with the large battle scene showing lots of that years range and a little tech spec strip...I picked out most of the transformers I had from those pictures, ALways dissapointed to find out they weren't available in the UK
     
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    Interesting Bio, although I am now more interested in what Breacher does to compliment Seaspray (since isn't the fact both of them are together when they find Seaspray the closest thing Hasbro has done to say "these two can combine!" or something of the like?)
     
  16. Deonasis

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    I agree. Bio's are good but showing the toys in a big action scene would be worth it's weight. After playing with a new transformer (and even though they all had the same image) I'd go back to the box and work out who was the next priority to get in my made up battles. Sure the kid might be content with any new figure off the shelf but if they lock their eyes on a big player from their own made up story, God help the parent that says "Not today".
     
  17. Angelwave

    Angelwave Physical Maintenance.....

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    Ahh...the good ole days. It was always a treat for me when we got new box art battle scenes. I made sure to cut out each one and kept then on a bulletin board I had hanging n my bedroom wall. These were a couple of my faves:
     

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  18. Rorza

    Rorza Rocket-cycle Racer

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    Gotta love a Decepticon who kills hundreds of people at a time due to boredom.
     
  19. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    Eh, I don't think it quite reaches "Jungle Bonecrusher" awesome, though. Taking out your anger by randomly destroying the rainforest is just A+ material.
     
  20. Smokescreen

    Smokescreen The Ultimate Gambler TFW2005 Supporter

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    Nice bio, but I think I'll pass on the figure, itself. I already own two versions of this mold.
     

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